Published: Feb 27, 2014 7:12 AM EST
Updated: Feb 27, 2014 11:53 AM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The unemployment rate in Fort Myers is down to 5.8 percent. It's an improvement from years past, but there are still many people searching for a job.

Several Southwest Florida businesses are all coming together for a community career fair at Rasmussen College Thursday. THe college hopes the fair will introcuce to the public tp local employers who are hiring right now, or will be at the event.

Those attending can also get assistance in keeping themselves marketable -with mock interview practice, professional dress consultations, LinkedIn profile

It starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m. at Rasmussen College Fort Myers, located at 9160 Forum Corporate Parkway, Suite 100.